KRUPS Kicks Off Best Brew Awards 2013

Annual Campaign Searches for this Year's Best Coffee Shops in the Nation

Mar 18, 2013, 12:40 ET from KRUPS USA

NEW YORK, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KRUPS USA (, world leader in coffee and espresso machines and kitchen appliances, announced today the launch of the third annual "KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2013."   A campaign designed to discover the best coffee shops across the nation, KRUPS is opening up a public vote and calling for entries on its Facebook page ( to uncover favorite local brews from New York to Los Angeles.  

"KRUPS fans love their coffee and as we head into our third year of the KRUPS Best Brew Awards, we're eager to hear from our fans about their new favorite brews, products and local coffee shops," said Michele Lupton, Marketing Communications Director for Groupe SEB North America. "We are excited to recognize like-minded coffee purveyors who share our passion for coffee, whether created in a coffeehouse or brewed in the comfort of your own home with KRUPS appliances such as our new EA9000 Barista machine."

KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2013
Starting Monday, March 18, 2013, KRUPS USA will begin accepting votes for the "KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2013," honoring the best coffee shops throughout New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. On the KRUPS USA Facebook page (, participants can vote for one of five local shops in each city, comprised of last year's winners, overall top picks and the newest, most noteworthy coffee shops, in addition to having the opportunity to "write in" a vote for a favorite coffee shop that may not appear on the list. 

Last year's winners included: Condesa Coffee in Atlanta, GA; Thinking Cup in Boston, MA; Metropolis Coffee Co. in Chicago, IL; White Rock Coffee in Dallas, TX; M.E. Swing Co. in Washington, D.C.; Cafe Dulce in Los Angeles, CA; Tinta y Cafe in Miami, FL; 9th Street Espresso in New York, NY; Elixr in Philadelphia, PA; Four Barrel Coffee in San Fransisco, CA.

Voting for the "KRUPS Best Brew Awards 2013" will be open from Monday, March 18 through Friday, April 12. Winners will be announced the week of Monday, April 15, 2013.

Precision and unwavering performance uniquely define the philosophy of KRUPS, established in 1847 in Germany by Robert KRUPS. The company first introduced high-grade rotary and spring scales; then with the introduction of electricity, the brand shifted focus and a century later established itself as a world leader in coffee machines, espresso machines, and a wide range of other appliances. The KRUPS heritage of German engineering combines functional, yet rigorous design with technical perfection. Built for those who continuously seek new experiences and take pleasure in understanding how things are done, KRUPS' passion for perfection is apparent. Its range of products provides the tools necessary to deliver the highest taste results every time. KRUPS is inspired by experts and demanding consumers with uncompromising standards of genuine performance and quality. For more information, visit or